6/11/17 Not sure if you still want to move away form literal recordings of the day to day. Take the photographs you have been directed to but then project these images into spaces, onto objects etc and re-photograph. These examples are not the right sort of thing at all because they are flat but both artists are concerned with combining objects, memories and portraits.
If you choose to look at a younger subject matter then you must consider the work of Rineke Dijkstra. Read this: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/27/rineke-dijkstras-portraits_n_1304744.html You could also look at her film, Krazyhouse (http://dcist.com/2014/04/popcorn_candy_ice_cream_pilgrim_edi.php). Watch these clips. The one on the right is in German but you get the gist
30/10/17 Develop the idea of environments further and look at photographing your Granddad focus on him and interesting items in his house. What are the stories behind the items. Look at past students Lois Dean for inspiration. Also look at Kaylynn Devney the day to day life of Albert Hastings. Also look at the selby.
Photoshop a few to resemble postcards- pick ones that you would expect to be postcards then use images that you wouldn't expect to be on a postcard- put the two impression next to each other.
Martin Parr's collection of 'Boring Postcards'. Alternative approach
Apply this to images of Tottenham-
create a juxtaposition between the different aspects
Alter the images that are pre- gentrification so they are unsaturated- look as if they are from the past. Increase saturation of post images.
Include text? even just when and where or OTT Wish you were here type of slogan
5. Combine Italy and London- are there any comparisons- visually, socially or politically? 6. Presentation: book or postcards in a rack
Target Grade: A Grade for set tasks: B Photography is good but make sure that annotation is more sophisticated. What bigger themes are the tasks addressing? Hw can you discuss www and ebi for subject matter, technique, concept etc?
Abstract bodies: Miguel Ribeiro, John Coplans and Minkinnen. Edward Weston and Bill Brandt (textures in particular)
Relationships within a family: Trish Morrissey, Tina Barney. Candid images of intimate relationships- Nan Goldin.
Semiotics and the meanings of words. Look at the work of Joseph Kosuth and the representations of a chair. Also Magritte's 'Ceci n'es pas une pipe and, finally, Michael Craig Martin's oak tree.
09/01 Continue to explore the abstract shapes that can be created with folded, scored and cut paper. Experiment doing this with the lighting gels instead of opaque paper. Photograph abstract colour composition, print on acetate and fold, light and photograph.
28/11 For the long exposure images: Arnulf Rainer. Expressive printing into images. Explore using wire wool and sandpaper: Amie Dicke
For the Jenny Saville response: Dots and patterns- look at the way Daniel Buetti uses dots to create text. What is beauty?
14/11 Powell Do you have a fourth strand or do you mean the first development of your preferred strand?